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What does being a Creative Woman mean to you? | International Women’s Day 2021

To celebrate International Women's Day 2021, we asked our community this question: What does being a creative woman mean to you? Women have long used creativity as an outlet or means to articulate their struggle in the fight for gender equality. We hope through reading the responses below, women will be inspired to use their… Continue reading What does being a Creative Woman mean to you? | International Women’s Day 2021

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10 Feminist Books Everyone Should Read | Women’s History Month

Access to feminist literature has never been easier, more accessible or more inclusive. If you're a complete newbie or a forever-feminist, these books are important reads for everyone wanting to know more about how we can continue the fight for gender equality. Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies) by Scarlett Curtis: From actresses to… Continue reading 10 Feminist Books Everyone Should Read | Women’s History Month

Poetry

They’ll meet again on the hill by Lauren J. Shine

Two friends with time to fill Together always and still alive  They’ll meet again on the hill Coffee dates and gossip to spill Brunches, prosecco, and laughter  Two friends with time to fill Even when one turned to a pill They supported each other  They’ll meet again on the hill They planned for forever until… Continue reading They’ll meet again on the hill by Lauren J. Shine

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Things I wish I’d known when I started Writing Poetry | Guest Article by Summer Young

It isn’t all rhyming and sonnets. Fin.  But seriously, there’s this perception kicking about that poetry is super dull, cryptic, stuffed with elite vocabulary, and requires at least one ‘O’ or ‘thou’ to count as a proper poem. This is certainly what I thought I’d be writing when I got to uni, after having had… Continue reading Things I wish I’d known when I started Writing Poetry | Guest Article by Summer Young

Fiction

The Curtain and The Clouds by Divyank Jain

 "Look at the clouds." "Clouds, really?" "Yes, there they are." "Sure."  "Why can't you trust me?" The woman asked, anxiously. "I trust you." "You never like anything that I like," said the woman, bitterly.  The man raised his brows and stood up heavily. Without uttering anything, he strode straight to the window where the woman… Continue reading The Curtain and The Clouds by Divyank Jain

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One week crying and four months later by Becca Harrington

Today we lost each other,found silhouettes at sunset and rememberedwe don’t know how to smile.And you’ll smoke every Friday, with a brunette boundto your eyes, but still remember mein coffee rings and autumn sun. I’ll hurt for longer than I need,cling to wildflowers until salt soaks my cheeks.I’ll find a body to hold me,kiss me… Continue reading One week crying and four months later by Becca Harrington

Fiction

Bad Decisions, pt. 1 by Emily Simpson

Joss’s phone rings. The notification glows 'Fleur', which surprises him. The vibrations rock into his hand and he taps the green circle to answer.  “Hey,” he says. He can hear her breath first, deep and slow. Then there’s the low rush of the night; cars pass, electricity hums. Her voice shakes. “Something’s happened, can you… Continue reading Bad Decisions, pt. 1 by Emily Simpson

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5 Inspiring Ted Talks for Writers

If you are running low on creative motivation, these Ted Talks will help lift you up and get your pen going in no time! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAXG0tb1Zxw "Have you ever seen or experienced something and wished you spoke up? Writer Sakinah Hofler makes the case for writing as a tool to help you process difficult memories and… Continue reading 5 Inspiring Ted Talks for Writers